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UPDATED - KHSC opens satellite COVID-19 assessment centre at Queen’s University

Monday, September 14, 2020

Please note David Pichora, President & Chief Executive Officer, KHSC is now attending the event.

KINGSTON – Kingston Health Sciences Centre, in partnership with Queen’s University, has opened a satellite COVID-19 assessment site on campus as of Sept 14. The health and safety of both the campus and Kingston communities are top priorities, and the addition of the satellite assessment site is part of a larger safe and responsible return to campus plan. 

The university, together with its hospital and public health partners, is continuing to implement important safety strategies required to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19, in alignment with provincial and public health requirements. 

Who 
Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Queen’s University 
Cynthia Gibney, Executive Director, Student Wellness Services, Queen’s University
David Pichora
President & Chief Executive Officer, KHSC

Where 
The satellite assessment site is located on the main level of Mitchell Hall in the Rose Innovation Hub and will operate from 5 pm to 8 pm, Monday to Friday. The media is invited to a walk-though of the satellite COVID-19 assessment site, during which its operational details and capabilities will be explained. 

When 
The media event will take place Sept. 15, at 11 am. Please use the side entrance and follow signage. All members of the media are required to confirm their attendance, wear a mask while onsite and present a green badge on the SeQure app to gain access to the building. 

To get the SeQure app for iOS or Android, visit the Campus Security website, or search for it on your device’s app store. This is a new requirement for all members of the media. 

Visuals 
Assessment facility features, exteriors of building, signage, testing supplies, etc. 

Contacts 
Anne Craig, Media Relations Officer
613-533-2877 or 
anne.craig@queensu.ca 

Julie Brown, Media Relations Officer
343-363-2763 or 
Julie.brown@queensu.ca 

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